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Monthly Archives: July 2010

Living for the Weekend: Calvin Ross Carl’s Purple Mountain Majesty

By Victor Maldonado Equal parts hip minimalism and sardonic pop, Portland-based artist Calvin Ross Carl’s solo show at Half/Dozen Gallery (625 NW Everett #111), Purple Mountain Majesty, at first glance seems to be the work of many hands…which turns out to be the point. The limited edition print, six wall and floor works, all 2010, […]

Barry Sanders at PDX Contemporary in The Classroom

Do not miss this. As part of Anna Gray and Ryan Wilson Paulsen’s exhibition The Classroom at PDX Contemporary Art (925 NW Flanders), Barry Sanders, PNCA’s writer-in-residence, gives a short talk called To Live Is To Live Beyond Our Means, Saturday at 11 AM. Sanders is a treasure and we and PNCA are lucky to […]

If A Tree Falls…Abraham Ingle at FalseFront

Tonight, a debut solo show of work by Abraham Ingle, If A Tree Falls… opens at FalseFront (4518 NE 32nd) with a reception from 6-10 PM. The show is six new video, installation, interactive and collaborative projects, through which Ingle proposes to “investigate the notions of presence in the age of ‘always on’.” More from […]

The Appendix of Tabor Robak +

Portland’s favorite garage-down-the-alley art spaces Appendix Project Space (south alley between 26th and 27th off NE Alberta), Little Field, and the performance space Hay Batch! open shows and show openings beginning at 6 PM tonight, July 29 because it’s Last Thursday (beware summer hordes on NE Alberta). Foque Mopus performs at Hay Batch! at 8 […]

Review: Anna Gray and Ryan Wilson Paulsen’s The Classroom

by Josh Noble Before beginning my review of Anna Gray and Ryan Wilson Paulsen’s The Classroom at PDX Contemporary in earnest, I first need to offer a slight disclaimer: this is the sort of art to which I have deep sympathies and emotions that make me slightly uncomfortable. This neat, clean, clever, non-confrontational conceptual art […]